The reporter says the Governor told him Helen Thorpe mentioned if Hickenlooper wanted to run for President, she offered to stay married and figure it out.
Thorpe attended the State of the State address this month and was thanked by the Governor for staying. He said she was a beacon of light to him and their son.
The New York Times article says the governor talked about the distractions of the office and the effects it had on their marriage.
The Times reporter asked if Hickenlooper did not run for governor would the marriage have survived?
"It's conceivable," Hickenlooper said.
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